Wednesday, 19 January, 2022
TopicIndian students

Topic: Indian students

US sees 15% drop in global students due to Covid, Indian numbers also fall, report shows

China and India continued to send the most number of students to the US, with a cumulative total of 53% in 2020-21, shows Open Doors report.

SubscriberWrites: Once a Guru and now a teacher, what has changed?

Subscribers write back with their views on the most urgent issues of the day.

Why SC wants 50-yr-old case for recovery of Rs 3,000 in legal syllabus

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

India has a long way to go until kids’ learning levels improve, Pratham’s Rukmini Banerji says

Recipient of the 2021 Yida Prize for Education Development, Dr Rukmini Banerji said the education sector in India still has a long way to go.

China is investigating circumstances of Indian student’s death in Tianjin, MEA says

MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said an official from Indian embassy is currently in Tianjin & efforts are underway to bring Bihar-based student's mortal remains back to India.

Students scared of Maths in Indian middle schools, the fear only grows with time, survey says

There are several reasons for the disconnect, the core being the redundancy of conventional teaching, said the Cuemath survey.

Forced into online exam is India’s opportunity to radically alter how we evaluate students

Universities and UGC rely on proctoring over a live stream because they are worried students will cheat. But this obsession comes from how we evaluate our students.

Online fundraisers to study abroad not a ‘social media trend’. Education an unequal sector

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Mumbai, Kerala and Telangana make vaccination a priority for students going abroad

The US, Canada and Australia don’t have a vaccine passport provision so far. But when they open it, Indian students will be at an advantage.

Indian students in Ukraine ‘scared’ they won’t be vaccinated, want Modi govt to intervene

Indian medical students in Ukraine allege that barring them, other international students are being vaccinated in the Eastern European nation. 

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

Tech, banking names are among hottest India stock picks for 2022

Despite concerns about lofty valuations and unwinding of easy-money policies, India’s benchmark is among those leading gains in Asia so far in 2022 with an advance of more than 4%.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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